Jersey Girl Uke tab by Bruce Springsteen

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[Intro]
D chordD A chordA D chordD A chordA

[Verse 1]
D chordD A chordA
I got no time for the corner boys
D chordD
Down in the streets making all that noise
D chordD A chordA
Or the girls out on the avenue
D chordD
Cause tonight I want to be with you
G chordG
Tonight I m gonna take that ride
D chordD
Across the river to the Jersey side
A chordA
Take my baby to the carnival
D chordD
And I ll take her on all the rides
G chordG
Cause down the shore everything s alright
D chordD
You and your baby on a Saturday night
A chordA
You know all my dreams come true
D chordD
When I m walking down the streets with you

[Chorus 1]
G chordG
Sha la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la la la la
A chordA
Sha la la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la I m in Love with a Jersey girl

G chordG
Sha la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la la la la
A chordA
Sha la la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la

[Verse 2]
D chordD A chordA
You know she thrills me with all her charms
D chordD
When I m wrapped up in my baby s arms
A chordA
My little girl gives me everything
D chordD
I know that some day she ll wear my ring
A chordA
So don t bother me man I ain t got no time
D chordD
I m on my way to see that girl of mine
A chordA
Cause nothing matters in this whole wide world
D chordD
When you re in love with a Jersey girl

[Chorus 2]
G chordG
Sha la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la la la la
A chordA
Sha la la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la I m in Love with a Jersey girl

G chordG
Sha la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la la la la
A chordA
Sha la la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la

[Verse 3]
D chordD A chordA
I see you on the streets and you look so tires
D chordD
I know that job you got leaves you uninspired
A chordA
When I come by to take you out to eat
D chordD
You re lying all dressed up on the bed baby fast asleep
A chordA
Go in the bedroom and put your makeup on
D chordD
We re gonna take that little brat of yours and drop her off at you mom s
A chordA
I know a place where the dancing s free
D chordD
Now baby won t you come with me
D chordD G chordG
Cause down the shore everything s alright
D chordD
You and your baby on a Saturday night
A chordA
Nothing matters in this whole wide world
D chordD
When you re in love with a Jersey girl

[Chorus 3]
G chordG
Sha la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la la la la
A chordA
Sha la la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la I m in Love with a Jersey girl

G chordG
Sha la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la la la la
A chordA
Sha la la la la la la la
D chordD
Sha la la la la la

 

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About this song

"Jersey Girl" is a song composed and originally sung by American singer-songwriter Tom Waits from his 1980 album Heartattack and Vine. It subsequently became best known in a live version by Bruce Springsteen in the 1980s.The song is most known as performed by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band and released as the B-side of his 1984 hit single "Cover Me". Springsteen introduced the song in July 1981 during the encores of a special River Tour homecoming stand that opened Meadowlands Arena in New Jersey Read more on Last.fm.